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Oort and the universe : a sketch of Oort's research and person : liber amicorum presented to Jan Hendrik Oort on the occasion of his 80th birthday, 28 April 1980

Author: Jan Hendrik Oort; Hugo van Woerden; Willem N Brouw; H C van de Hulst
Publisher: Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston, U.S.A. : D. Reidel, 1980.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Festschriften
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oort and the universe.
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston, U.S.A. : D. Reidel, 1980
(OCoLC)647093702
Named Person: Jan Hendrik Oort; Jan Hendrik Oort; Jan Hendrik Oort; Jan Hendrik Oort
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Hendrik Oort; Hugo van Woerden; Willem N Brouw; H C van de Hulst
ISBN: 9027711801 9789027711809 9027712093 9789027712097
OCLC Number: 6648463
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: viii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Jan H. Oort's work.- Meritus Emeritus.- Jan Hendrik Oort and Dutch astronomy.- Oort's scientific importance on a world-wide scale.- Oort and international co-operation in astronomy.- Reminiscences of the early nineteen-twenties.- The first five years of Jan Oort at Leiden, 1924-1929.- Early galactic structure.- Early galactic radio astronomy at Kootwijk.- Oort and his large radiotelescope.- Ten years of discovery with Oort's Synthesis Radio Telescope.- Oort's work on comets.- The evolution of ideas on the Crab Nebula.- Oort's work reflected in current studies of galactic CO.- On high-energy astrophysics.- Oort and extragalactic astronomy.- Birthday wishes.- The Earth and the Universe.- The challenge of Jan Oort.- Jan Oort at the telescope.- Personal recollections.- Style of research.- Manuscript.- Bibliography of Jan Hendrik Oort 1922-1979.- Subject Index to Oort's Bibliography.- General Subject Index.- Name Index.
Responsibility: edited by Hugo van Woerden, Willem N. Brouw, and Henk C. van de Hulst.

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